H. Purcell Theatre Music

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Format: CD  (6 Discs)
Item:  DCA 000321502

CD Details

  • Number of Discs: 6
  • Released: October 12, 2004
  • Label: Decca

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • 1.Overture
  • 2.Rondeau - Air - Air - Minuet
  • 3.Air - Jig - Hornpipe - Air
  • 4.Song: Lucinda is bewitching fair
  • 5.Overture
  • 6.Air - Slow Air - Air - Hornpipe or Jig
  • 7.Rondeau - Air - Minuet
  • 8.Overture
  • 9.Slow Air - Hornpipe
  • 10.Air - Hornpipe - Jig
  • 11.Trumpet Air - March - Hornpipe on a ground
  • 12.Song: See! where repenting Celia lyes
  • 13.Overture
  • 14.Air - Rondeau Minuet - Air - Jig
  • 15.Chaconne - Air - Minuet
  • 16.Overture
  • 17.Pursuing Beauty
  • 18.No more, Sir, no more
  • 19.In vain Clemene
  • 20.Ground

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • 1.Overture
  • 2.Air - Hornpipe - Air
  • 3.Hornpipe - Air - Minuet
  • 4.Jack, thou'rt a toper
  • 5.Hear us great Rugwith
  • 6.Hear, ye Gods of Britain
  • 7.Sing, sing, ye Druids!
  • 8.Divine Andate, president of war
  • 9.To arms
  • 10.Britons strike home!
  • 11.O lead me to some peaceful gloom
  • 12.We must assemble by a sacrifice
  • 13.Their necessary aid you use
  • 14.Come every demon
  • 15.Lovers, who to their first embraces go
  • 16.Magicians' Dance ... Pluto, arise!
  • 17.Overture
  • 18.Song tune - Slow Air - Air
  • 19.Preludio - Hornpipe - Minuet - Minuet (1st Act tune)
  • 20.Overture
  • 21.Hornpipe
  • 22.Thus to a ripe, consenting maid
  • 23.Slow Air - Hornpipe
  • 24.As Amoret and Thyrsis lay
  • 25.Rondeau - Menuet - Boree - March - Jig

Tracks on Disc 3:

  • 1.Sing all ye Muses
  • 2.When the world first knew creation
  • 3.Let the dreadful engines of eternal will
  • 4.With this sacred charming wand
  • 5.Since times are so bad
  • 6.Genius of England
  • 7.Lads and Lasses, blithe and gay
  • 8.From rosie bow'rs
  • 9.Overture
  • 10.Saraband
  • 11.Celia, that I once was blest
  • 12.Hornpipe - Scotch tune
  • 13.For Iris I sigh
  • 14.Air - Minuet - Hornpipe
  • 15.Fair Iris and her swain
  • 16.BourrAce

Tracks on Disc 4:

  • 1.Overture
  • 2.Hornpipe - Minuet - Air - Hornpipe
  • 3.Cynthia frowns
  • 4.Minuet - Minuet - Air - Air
  • 5.Behold the man
  • 6.Overture
  • 7.Celia has a thousand charms
  • 8.Take not a woman's anger ill
  • 9.How happy, how happy is she
  • 10.In vain, 'gainst Love, in vain I strove
  • 11.Hark! my Damilcar!
  • 12.Ah! how sweet it is to love
  • 13.Prepare, prepare, the rites begin
  • 14.Cans't thou, Marina
  • 15.The gate to bliss
  • 16.Hark! Hark! behold the heav'nly choir
  • 17.Now the fight's done
  • 18.Sad as death at dead of night
  • 19.Dream no more of pleasures past
  • 20.Hail to the myrtle shade
  • 21.Ah cruel, bloody Fate

Tracks on Disc 5:

  • 1.Nymphs and shepherds
  • 2.We come
  • 3.Prelude
  • 4.Prepare, prepare, new guests draw near
  • 5.To arms, heroic prince
  • 6.Thy genius, Io (2 settings)
  • 7.Hear, ye sullen powers below
  • 8.Music for a while
  • 9.Come away, do not stay ... Laius! Hear, hear
  • 10.Retir'd from any mortal's sight
  • 11.Blow, blow, Boreas, blow
  • 12.Beneath the poplar's shadow
  • 13.My wife has a tongue
  • 14.I sigh'd, and I pin'd ... There's nothing so fatal as woman
  • 15.Fled is my love ... 'Tis death alone ... I'll mount to yon blue Coelum
  • 16.I'll sail upon the Dog - star
  • 17.Jenny, 'gin you can love
  • 18.If thou wilt give me back my love
  • 19.I look'd, and saw within
  • 20.At the close of the ev'ning
  • 21.Why, my Daphne, shy complaining
  • 22.Ingrateful love!
  • 23.Hang this whining way of wooing
  • 24.Say, cruel Amoret ... Corinna, I excuse thy face
  • 25.No, no, poor suff'ring heart
  • 26.Ah me! to many deaths
  • 27.As soon as the chaos ... How vile are the sordid intregues

Tracks on Disc 6:

  • 1.How happy's the husband
  • 2.There's not a swain
  • 3.Love, thou art best
  • 4.Leave these useless arts
  • 5.Though you make no return
  • 6.No, resistance is but vain
  • 7.Tell me no more
  • 8.I see, she flies me
  • 9.Good neighbour why?
  • 10.The danger is over
  • 11.I sigh'd and owned my love
  • 12.Whilst I with grief
  • 13.Sweeter than roses
  • 14.My dearest, my fairest
  • 15.Oh! how you protest ... 'Twas within a furlong ... Man is for the woman made
  • 16.Celemene, pray tell me

Product Description:

One of the leading experts in early music, Christopher Hogwood, leads the way as you hear the beautiful 17th-century theatre music of British composer Henry Purcell. The Academy of Ancient Music and the Taverner Choir perform Abdelazer; The Married Beau; Bonduca; Circe; Don Quixote; The Double Dealer; The Rival Sisters , and much more!

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